Charles Oliver Buxton
Private 306326 - Sherwood Foresters
Notts Derby Regiment 2/8th Battalion
Killed in Action Flanders 27th April 1917 : Aged 41
Thiepval Memorial Pier and Face 10 C 10 D and 11 A.
Charles Oliver was born in Chesterfield, Derbyshire, but is reportedly revealed enlisting June 1914, in Sutton-in-Ashfield, to begin duties in Ireland. A family man and Huthwaite resident for the last 16 years while formerly working at the New Hucknall Colliery. He left behind an unnamed wife and son, possibly born in Huthwaite, plus an adopted grandchild to suggest they had at least one older child.
Contributing material from Paul Bradshaw and Mrs Lynne Weston
Commonwealth War Graves Commission Simply identified without age or family details.
Soldiers who died in the Great War 1914 - 1919 CHARLES OLIVER BUXTON. Born Chesterfield DBY, Enlisted Sutton-in-Ashfield (Resides Huthwaite) 2/8th Bn. Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regt.) Private 306326, Killed in Action, France & Flanders 27th April 1917
Written 23 Jul 06 Revised 17 Jul 12 © by Gary Elliott